Virginia Rumors & News

  • Syracuse storms back to beat Virginia

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- Jim Boeheim could not remember a better comeback in Syracuse history. If anyone would know, it is Boeheim. At 71 years old, he is in his 40th year coaching the program. Yet even Boeheim was surprised by the Orange's wild rally for a 68-62 win over the Virginia Cavaliers on..." March 27

  • Virginia's strong start knocks out Iowa State

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- Virginia guard Malcolm Brogdon peered into the stands before the opening tipoff on Friday and noticed that the bulk of the crowd consisted of Iowa State fans. "It's something you take notice of," Brogdon said. "It was like a home game for them more than anything. But that's..." March 25

  • Virginia goes on offensive, downs Butler

    The Sports Xchange "RALEIGH, N.C. -- Virginia's offense can carry the Cavaliers, too. That's how it turned out when Virginia used stunningly efficient offense in a hot-shooting second half to overcome Butler 77-69 on Saturday night in an NCAA Tournament second-round game at PNC Arena. Virginia, which has..." March 20

  • 2016 Naismith Trophy: Full List of Finalists Announced

    Bleacher Report "The four finalists for the 2016 Naismith Trophy, given to the top player in men's college basketball, were announced Sunday, courtesy of's Brian Mull. Oklahoma's Buddy Hield, Michigan State's Denzel Valentine, Kentucky's Tyler Ulis and Virginia's Malcolm Brogdon were selected out of a..." March 20

  • Virginia Coach Tony Bennett Collapsed on the Sideline

    The Big Lead "Virginia coach Tony Bennett fell to the floor shortly before halftime during the Cavaliers game against Hampton. Bennett was bent at the waist and clutched his knees before collapsing. He received medical attention and was able to walk to the locker room under his own power. " March 17

  • Kansas, UNC, Virginia, Oregon claim No. 1 seeds

    The Score "Here is a look at the results from Sunday's Selection Show for the 2016 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship. South Region 1 Kansas vs. 16 Austin Peay 8 Colorado vs. 9 UConn 5 Maryland vs. 12 South Dakota State 4 Cal vs. 13 Hawaii 6 Arizona vs. 11 Vanderbilt/Wichita State 3 Miami..." March 14

  • Tar Heels' defense difference in ACC title game

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON -- North Carolina took an unusual path to its first Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament championship since 2008. The No. 7 Tar Heels relied on defense, tearing a page out of Virginia's book of allowing defense to make the difference and that worked Saturday night. Guard..." March 13

  • No. 4 Virginia gets past No. 11 Miami in ACC semifinal

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON -- Virginia is often defined because of its defense and the No. 4 Cavaliers showed why Friday night. Virginia kept No. 11 Miami at a safe distance during most of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament semifinal, winning 73-68 at the Verizon Center. "Any time we can get..." March 12

  • No. 4 Virginia dispatches Georgia Tech in ACC quarters

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON -- Give senior guard Malcolm Brogdon a little help and it makes No. 4 Virginia nearly unstoppable. That's what happened in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament quarterfinals Thursday night, with Brogdon scoring 26 points as the Cavaliers dispatched upstart Georgia Tech 72-52..." March 10

  • Cavaliers cap perfect home season with win over Louisville

    The Sports Xchange "CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Chants of "Tobey, Tobey, Tobey!" rained down from the John Paul Jones Arena rafters as senior Mike Tobey made his way to the free-throw line late in Virginia's matchup with Louisville Saturday night. The chants were well-deserved and a fitting way to cap off a senior..." March 05

  • No. 4 Virginia claims road win over Clemson

    The Sports Xchange "GREENVILLE, S.C. -- A big beginning and a strong finish proved to be just enough for Virginia on Tuesday night. Senior guard Malcolm Brogdon scored 18 points and the fourth-ranked Cavaliers dominated the first five minutes and the final five minutes en route to a 64-57 victory over Clemson..." March 01

  • No, 3 Virginia holds off No. 7 North Carolina

    The Sports Xchange "CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- ESPN College Gameday's first-ever appearance last season here didn't go as planned as Virginia was knocked off by Duke, spoiling the Cavaliers' perfect record before their home crowd. On Saturday, College Gameday returned again for arguably the most anticipated..." February 27

  • No. 12 Miami (Fla.) bounces back to beat No. 3 Virginia

    The Sports Xchange "CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Coming off its worst loss in more than a year, No. 12 Miami needed a bounce-back win in a big way against No. 3 Virginia Monday night. The Hurricanes got it when junior guard Davon Reed scored a career-high 21 points to help overcome a spectacular performance by..." February 22

  • No. 7 Virginia dominates North Carolina State at home

    The Sports Xchange "CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- To say that North Carolina State has struggled during their time spent in Charlottesville over the past decade would be an understatement. Entering Monday night's contest with Virginia, the Wolfpack hadn't recorded a win against the Cavaliers in the commonwealth..." February 15

  • Duke banks on Allen and wins

    The Sports Xchange "DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke guard Grayson Allen figured time was on his side on the final play of Saturday against Virginia. He used all of it. Allen made an awkward-looking shot from the lane as time expired to give Duke a 63-62 victory over No. 7 Virginia at Cameron Indoor Stadium...." February 13